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Narine could be trump card in final Test, says Gibson


June 2nd, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Leicester (England), June 2 (IANS/ CMC) Mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine could prove a huge asset to the West Indies attempts to avoid a whitewash against England, head coach Ottis Gibson has ... Read more...

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Kevin Pietersen retires from ODIs and T20s


May 31st, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) England's star batsman Kevin Pietersen Thursday announced his retirement from all forms of one-day international cricket.The 31-year-old, who will continue to play tests, cited the increasing ... Read more...

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West Indies losing mental battle against England: Gibson


May 30th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham (England), May 30 (IANS/CMC) West Indies cricket head coach Ottis Gibson says the team is losing the mental battle, after crashing to a nine-wicket loss in the second Test inside ... Read more...

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Sammy keeps eyes on the skies as Windies face Lions


May 10th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Northampton, May 10 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies will be hoping the rain stays away when they face England Lions in a four-day match starting here Thursday, a fixture that will be ... Read more...

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Deonarine, Fudadin shine with 50s as visa wait continues


May 8th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), May 8 (IANS/CMC) Stranded West Indies batsmen Narsingh Deonarine and Assad Fudadin kept themselves in shape ahead of their trip to England with half centuries for the Kingston Cricket ... Read more...

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Bell part of Lions squad to face Windies


May 6th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS/CMC) Batsman Ian Bell will beef up his preparation for the Test series against West Indies after being drafted into the England Lions squad for the injured Ben ... Read more...

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Ranatunga’s take on IPL his own, says Mahela


April 20th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils vice-captain Mahela Jayawardene Friday brushed off former Sri Lankan captain Arjuna Ranatunga's take on the Indian Premier League (IPL) as being his own ... Read more...

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Dhaka High Court postpones Bangladesh’s cricket tour to Pakistan


April 19th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 19 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) suffered a huge set-back Thursday when, citing security concerns, the Dhaka High Court ordered the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) to postpone ... Read more...

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Ponting wary of Windies threat


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 3 (IANS/CMC) Former captain Ricky Ponting says Australia are bracing for a strong challenge from a rejuvenated West Indies and would spare no effort in thoroughly preparing for ... Read more...

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Watson needs another week to recover fully


February 11th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 11 (IANS) Australian cricket all-rounder Shane Watson Saturday said he needs another week to recover fully from his calf injury and is not pushing himself for an international ... Read more...

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Rajasthan set to win second consecutive Ranji Trophy title


January 22nd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS) Rajasthan have all but won the Ranji Trophy for the second season running as they took a match-winning first innings lead of 326 after dismissing Tamil ... Read more...

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Ranji Trophy Final: Saxena strikes double ton as Rajasthan crawl


January 20th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 20 (IANS) Riding on Vineet Saxena's double century, holders Rajasthan showed their intent to wear down Tamil Nadu, piling up 404 for two in the first innings on ... Read more...

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Balaji confident of success in Ranji Trophy final


January 18th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 18 (IANS) Tamil Nadu skipper Lakshmipathy Balaji Wednesday struck a note of confidence as he felt he has the team to win the Ranji Trophy final against holders ... Read more...

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India considered walking out of warm-up game in Canberra


December 19th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Dec 19 (IANS) The Indian cricket team considered walking out Monday from their rain-affected second warm-up match here at the Manuka Oval.The match, however, started late due to rain ... Read more...

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We will exploit Australia’s weakness against swing: Rohit


December 16th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Dec 16 (IANS) Right-handed middle-order batsman and occasional right-arm offbreak bowler Rohit Sharma has said that India will look to exploit Australia's weakness against swing bowling."I heard they are ... Read more...

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Can’t be complacent against Australia, says Fletcher


December 12th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 12 (IANS) Indian cricket coach Duncan Fletcher Monday asserted that India must not get complacent in the Test series down under and should not read much into Australia's ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia announce squads for warm-ups against India


December 9th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 9 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) Friday announced squads for the two warm-up games against India leading to the Boxing Day Test Dec 26 in Melbourne.India wil play the ... Read more...

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Captain Dhoni blazes India to challenging total (Lead)


October 25th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni led from the front with a blazing unconquered 75 off 69 balls as India recovered from a top order slump to ... Read more...

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Taylor, Fleming want Watson to cut down on workload


October 24th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 24 (IANS) Former Australian cricket captain Mark Taylor has said that all-rounder Shane Watson should remain a Test opener to manage his workload in both all forms of ... Read more...

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Gandhi slams 92 in CK Nayudu Trophy


October 21st, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) Tamil Nadu, thanks to a fine 92 by skipper M Kaushik Gandhi, piled up 253 for nine in their first innings against Jharkhand on the first ... Read more...

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Strauss concerned with the future of Tests


October 18th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) England Test captain Andrew Strauss fears that Test cricket might be killed due to an overdose of ODIs and Twenty20s.Strauss, who led England to the No.1 ... Read more...

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India to play extra warm-up game in Australia


October 5th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 5 (IANS) The Indian cricket team will play two warm-up matches ahead of the Test series in Australia.Cricket Australia (CA) and the Board of Control for Cricket in ... Read more...

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Haynes pleased with improvement in Windies batting


October 2nd, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 2 (IANS/CMC) West Indies cricket legend Desmond Haynes said he was pleased with the improvement in the side's batting, after the visitors piled up in excess of 300 against ... Read more...

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BCCI interested in making money, more than cricket: Chappell


August 25th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ian Chappell launched a scathing attack on the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for allowing senior players have ... Read more...

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‘Best for India that Sachin missed his 100th ton’


August 23rd, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Former England captain Nasser Hussain feels it was "best" for India that Sachin Tendulkar missed out on his 100th hundred in international cricket at The ... Read more...

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India were not prepared for the first Test: Hussain


July 26th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Former England captain Nasser Hussain said India do not value their World No.1 Test status and came underprepared for the Lord's Test which they lost ... Read more...

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Zaheer’s injury, a sign of excess cricket, say ex-skippers (Lead)


July 22nd, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Pace spearhead Zaheer Khan's hamstring injury in the first Test against England has led experts to reignite the debate on whether too much cricket is taking ... Read more...

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Zaheer’s injury, a sign of excess cricket, say ex-skippers


July 22nd, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Fast bowler Zaheer Khan's injury in the first Test against England has led experts to re-ignite the debate on whether too much cricket is taking a ... Read more...

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India and England cricket boards to celebrate 100th Test


July 20th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will celebrate the 100th Test match between the two ... Read more...

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Nothing better than beating India to claim No.1 ranking: Cook


July 14th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 14 (IANS) England's one-day captain Alastair Cook is confident of his team's chances against India in the upcoming four-match Test series and says there will be nothing "better" ... Read more...

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Cook answers his critics, says he was always good for ODIs


July 7th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) England's One-day International captain Alastair Cook, who answered his critics by smashing 95 runs off 75 balls in the team's ODI win over Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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Cook hits back at Atherton


June 28th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) England's cricket ODI captain Alastair Cook hit back at former skipper Michael Atherton after the latter criticised his batting style and fielding capabilities.Atherton described Cook "a ... Read more...

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Indian cricket in a very healthy state: Fletcher


June 12th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Antigua, June 12 (IANS) India coach Duncan Fletcher feels that the World Champions are in a very healthy state and can dominate international cricket for the next 5-10 years.Fletcher was ... Read more...

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Home teams should have a say on choice of wickets: Jennings


May 22nd, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 22 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) coach Ray Jennings wants home teams to have a say in the choice of pitches provided there are limitations.Pitches have been a ... Read more...

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Vettori gives credit to bowlers and fielders


March 26th, 2011 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 25 (IANS) All keyed up after pulling off a surprise 49-run win over favourites South Africa, New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori gave the credit to his bowlers and ... Read more...

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